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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through December 2018.

Imports: Flour, meal, etc.

Flour, meal, etc., the No. 651 import by value totaled $18.8 million for the month of December, $247.09 million through December of 2018, and $195.34 million for all of 2017, the latest annual data available, according to U.S. Census Bureau data analyzed by WorldCity. Need more details? Read more

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Top Sources

RankCountryYTD
1Australia$78.19 M
2Chile$47.44 M
3New Zealand$34.43 M
4France$23.15 M
5Mexico$11.78 M
6Canada$10.51 M
7Norway$9.05 M
8Brazil$7.85 M
9Argentina$5.3 M
10Spain$5.09 M
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January – December 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $247.09 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Houston $73,002,516
2Port of Charleston $44,573,045
3Port of Oakland, Calif. $38,442,098
4Port of New Orleans $16,318,888
5Port of Virginia $12,763,813
6Port of Newark $11,545,539
7Nogales Border Crossing, Ariz. $11,110,295
8Port of New York $6,229,371
9Port of Seattle, Wash. $5,703,703
10Port of Los Angeles $5,434,426

U.S. imports of Flour, meal, etc. increased 26.49 percent through December to $247.09 million

U.S. imports of Flour, meal, etc. increased 26.49 percent from $195.34 million to $247.09 million in 2018 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 651 through December among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 683 for the last full year with a total value of $195.34 million, a $25.75 million, 15.18 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through December of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Australia, No. 2 Chile, No. 3 New Zealand, No. 4 France and No. 5 Mexico. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of Charleston, No. 3 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 4 Port of New Orleans and No. 5 Port of Virginia.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Chile, No. 2 Australia, No. 3 New Zealand, No. 4 Mexico and No. 5 Canada. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Port of Charleston, No. 3 Port of Oakland, Calif., No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of New Orleans.

January – December 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Australia $78,188,363
2Chile $47,439,882
3New Zealand $34,429,760
4France $23,147,844
5Mexico $11,780,602
6Canada $10,511,916
7Norway $9,046,814
8Brazil $7,852,001
9Argentina $5,297,329
10Spain $5,085,781

January – December 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Charleston $13,142,256
2Houston $12,226,077
3San Francisco $11,037,122
4St. Louis $7,175,788
5New Orleans $4,621,402
6Phoenix/Nogales $2,845,562
7New York City $1,773,168
8Cleveland $1,348,821
9Pembina, N.D. $891,817
10Detroit $874,849

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through in the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Houston rose 82.04 percent compared to last year to $73 million.
  • Port of Charleston rose 16.67 percent compared to last year to $44.57 million.
  • Port of Oakland, Calif. rose 19.94 percent compared to last year to $38.44 million.
  • Port of New Orleans rose 35.41 percent compared to last year to $16.32 million.
  • Port of Virginia rose 96.35 percent compared to last year to $12.76 million.

There are several hundred airports, seaports and border crossings that handle international trade; they are, in turn, part of the roughly four dozen U.S. Customs districts.

Highlights for the top five foreign markets:

  • U.S. imports from No. 1 Australia increased $36.32 million, 86.74 percent, (31.64 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Chile decreased $11.57 million, 19.61 percent, (19.2 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 New Zealand increased $16.37 million, 90.66 percent, (13.93 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 France increased $11.98 million, 107.28 percent, (9.37 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Mexico decreased $333,691, 2.75 percent, (4.77 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 78.91 percent of all these Flour, meal, etc. imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through December of this year. That is equal to $194.99 million of the $247.09 million total.

All totaled, 74.91 percent of all these Flour, meal, etc. imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through December of this year. That is equal to $185.1 million of the $247.09 million total